OMAHA, Neb. — Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card was today elected to Union Pacific’s board of directors.
This will expand the size of the Union Pacific board of directors to 10 members.
Card served as Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush from November 2000, to April 2006. Prior to joining the White House, he was Vice President-Government Relations for General Motors Corporation. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Card was President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Automobile Manufacturers Association.
Mr. Card served as the 11th Secretary of Transportation under President George H.W. Bush from 1992 through 1993. He also served as a Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for President Ronald Reagan.
"Andy is a very talented person who will bring great insight and experience to our board," said Jim Young, Union Pacific’s president and chief executive officer. "We are delighted that he has agreed to serve as a director of our company."